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Degrees to Launch Any Career

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College for Less

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Your Home Away From Home

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Two Campuses to Serve You

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

Southwestern Michigan College is a small college with big opportunities. The 240-acre campus is safe, beautiful, and always busy with activities. Experience it for yourself—all while getting a high-quality education you can take anywhere.

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Campus Living at Its Finest

Our suite-style residence halls are some of the nicest in the state! Apply for housing now for your best chance at securing a room. 

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Michigan Reconnect expanded age group to include more Michigan residents.

Program Expanded to Include Residents 21+

Michigan Reconnect has expanded it's program! If you're at least 21 and a Michigan resident, you may be eligible for free or reduced tuition.

Learn More About Michigan Reconnect
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Take A Virtual Tour

Before you come for your in-person tour, get a bird's eye view of our Dowagiac and Niles Campuses.

Check out both of our beautiful Campuses.

Upcoming Events

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March 13, 2024

Open House

The open house is a great opportunity to tour the residence halls, speak with professors and staff about our academic programs, and learn about the admissions process, financial aid, and campus life.

Chart Your Course to Success at the Spring Open House! VIEW FULL CALENDAR
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March 13, 2024

Open House

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March 20, 2024

Career Fair

Little Shop of Horrors Spring Musical

March 21, 2024 - March 24, 2024

Spring Musical

Little Shop of Horrors Spring Musical

March 22, 2024 - March 24, 2024

Spring Musical

Little Shop of Horrors Spring Musical

March 23, 2024 - March 25, 2024

Spring Musical

Little Shop of Horrors Spring Musical

March 24, 2024 - March 26, 2024

Spring Musical

Graduation 2023, recent graduates celebrating

March 27, 2024 - August 29, 2024

Registration Opens March 27

Get help with your FAFSA. Attend SMC FAFSA Night workshop.

March 27, 2024

FAFSA Completion Workshop

RonnieCon

April 13, 2024

RonnieCon

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July 21, 2024 - July 26, 2024

Choral Camp

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FAST FACTS

1,967

Students

$5,947.50

Avg. Annual Tuition and Fees

Mascot

Ronnie Roadrunner

1964

Founded

240-Acre

Dowagiac Campus

Motto

Knowledge for All

Aerial photo of Dowagiac Campus